tear apart

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • verb

Synonyms for tear apart

express a totally negative opinion of

References in periodicals archive ?
It should not be allowed to tear apart the country, council by council.
Working 12 hours per day during the week and eight hours on Saturday, the demolition crew used its excavators to tear apart 100,000-square-foot levels with Bobcat breaker attachments.
Then going back to his hotel, depressed that he's yet to start a game or score a goal for Real Madrid, and watching highlights of Liverpool tear apart last season's Champions League finalists Monaco in a breath-taking attacking performance that had pace, power, panache and buckets of promise.
But nothing prepares them for the devastating effects of a secret that threatens to tear apart many lives.
"If you try to tear apart the system, you're looking at artifacts," Hogberg says.